Protecting plant fertility from stress

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found a molecular mechanism that protects plant fertility from stress.

Small-scale fisheries could be the key to climate resilience in the food industry

According to an analysis of small-scale fisheries, small-scale fisheries could help the food industry increase its climate resilience.

New facility to accelerate battery recycling research at University of Birmingham

New battery testing and storage facilities have been installed at the University of Birmingham, in a bid to accelerate battery recycling research.

Warmer waters and low oxygen could impact young oysters’ ability to grow meat

Early exposure to conditions like warmer waters and low oxygen could impact oysters’ ability to grow meaty tissue on their shells.

How can the EU adopt a circular economy approach to plastics?

Antonino Furfari from Plastics Recyclers Europe highlights the key challenges to be overcome in order to make all plastics fit into the EU’s circular economy ambitions. The circular economy model needs to be adopted by a variety of different industries...

How viable is carbon capture, utilisation and storage for climate mitigation?

Carbon dioxide emissions need to be curbed if countries are to meet their Paris Climate Agreement commitments. Christoph Beuttler from Climeworks talks to Innovation News Network about how carbon capture, utilisation and storage could help. Carbon capture, utilisation and storage...

Integrated farm management: transforming sustainability in agriculture

Martijn Buijsse from the European Initiative for Sustainable Development in Agriculture talks about European sustainable agriculture and how ‘integrated farm management’ could help to solve future issues. When it comes to the essence of sustainable agriculture, we can translate this...

Sustainable building products: the factors to consider

James Brueton of Envirobuild speaks to Innovation News Network about sustainable building products and how legislation and cost will be the main driving force for a circular economy in the built environment. Construction and demolition waste from the built environment...

Sea Machines Robotics: paving the way for a new era of maritime

Sea Machines Robotics is retooling the marine industry with autonomous technology, one vessel at a time. Although 77% of the planet is covered in water and 90% of the world’s cargo is carried aboard ships, the marine industry – one...

Destabilising our diesel fleet to prevent air pollution

Andrzej Jagusiewicz, president of the European Federation of Clean Air and Environmental Protection, explores how air pollution is affecting the lives of Europeans and how our air can be purified. Toxic air pollution is the main cause of disease and...

Hatteland Display’s new screen technology improves ship safety and efficiency

Leading maritime display and computer manufacturer Hatteland Display AS has cutting-edge technology to optimise bridge systems for tomorrow’s merchant ships. It hardly needs pointing out that the waterways of the world are becoming increasingly congested. As a direct consequence of...

CAT – Supply of spare parts, overhaul/repair & reconditioning

Captain Sven Fromm outlines how Clever Marine Services Ltd has evolved to offer supply of spare parts, and a full suite of repair and refurbishment services. We were your typical independent marine and offshore engine/machinery repair company which also supplied...

Masters of magic: using marginal lands for growing industrial crops

Dr Efthymia Alexopoulou of the Centre for Renewable Sources and Energy Saving (CRES) describes the use of marginal lands for growing industrial crops (MAGIC). Industrial crops can provide abundant renewable biomass feedstocks for the production of high added-value bio-based commodities...

Can a lithium-ion battery fire be put out on a vessel?

aentron details the risks associated with lithium-ion battery fires on large vessels and briefly outlines an innovative lithium-ion battery fire suppression system for maritime vessels. Of all the threats that universally scare ship captains the most, sinking is probably at...


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